Archive: Putting the NGSS Evidence Statements to Work in Your Classroom, August 12, 2015

This web seminar took place on August 12, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time. Presenters were Peter McLaren (Achieve), Betsy O’Day, Elementary Specialist, Missouri, and Patrick Goff, Science Teacher, Lexington, Kentucky.


NGSS evidence statements explaining their purpose and structure. The presenters also discussed how the evidence statements can be used to unpack the NGSS and how they can assist educators with their instructional planning. Goff shared an example for review and group discussion. The web seminar ended with a questions and answers session moderated by McLaren.


A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' My PD Record and Certificate area in the NSTA Learning Center for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

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Below are comments from individuals who attended the seminar:

  • "“I liked that the presenters emphasized that they are just starting to use the evidence statements and are in the same position that we are - it was encouraging for me.”"
  • "“I thought I knew what NGSS Evidence statements were, turns out I had very limited understanding. I'm grateful for the depth I gained from seminar.”"
  • "“I've learned several ways to use the evidence statements, which was the most valuable information for me.”"
  • "“This was one of the best webinars that I have attended. Although I have been studying the NGSS for three years, the Evidence Statement part is new to me. I really appreciated how the presenters broke it down and tied it in.”"

A certificate of attendance was deposited into participants' account page for completing the evaluation form at the end of the program.

For more information contact: webseminars@nsta.org

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